Top 7 Reasons To Visit This German-Themed Town In Washington State

Top 7 Reasons To Visit This German-Themed Town In Washington State

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If you haven’t heard of it, you’re missing it. Nestled away in a lush, evergreen valley a few hours outside of Seattle, Leavenworth has everything you would expect from a charming small town This Washington town has a unique twist, from the local shops to the architecture of the buildings themselves, it looks more like a European village than an American town. Here are some reasons why you should visit this summer.

1. There’s No Shortage Of Great Food

There are so many places to enjoy a meal in Leavenworth. Traditional German/Bavarian fare can be found in several local shops that follow the town theme. There is a beer garden at Munchen Haus. Mozart’s Steakhouse is still in line with the town’s theme and offers both European and Pacific Northwest-inspired dishes. Those who don’t like German fare won’t be disappointed. Italian food at Visconti’s is one of the many options that the town has to offer.

 There’s No Shortage Of Great Food

2. It’s Home To Year-Round Events

The town of Leavenworth is very festive and one of the best reasons to visit. No matter what time of year it is, there will be a celebration. The annual Christmas Light Lighting ceremony is held in the winter. Village Art In The Park is an outdoor art market that features live music during the summer.

It’s Home To Year-Round Events

3. There’s One Of A Kind Shops

It is the perfect place to find shops because of its theme. Whether you are looking for souvenirs, gifts for a loved one, or items for day-to-day use, there is a shop in Leavenworth that has it all. Kris Kringle is a year-round Christmas attraction, as well as The Nutcracker Shop and Museum. The Krampus Cave for comics and games, and A Paw Above for treats for your furry friends, are some of the specialty shops.

There’s One Of A Kind Shops

4. It’s A Haven For Outdoor Recreation

The location is a fantastic reason to visit. There is a nature lover’s dream in the area around Leavenworth. If you want to stay close to town, you should check out the Blackbird Island area. It is a great place for a nature walk, just a few minutes walk from downtown. The Wenatchee river is a popular choice for outdoor recreation near town. Several small sandy beaches are perfect for lounging on, as well as groups in the area that offer float trips down the river later in the summer.

It’s A Haven For Outdoor Recreation

5. There’s Countless Options For Accommodations

If you decide to visit Leavenworth, there will be plenty of lodging options to choose from. There is an option for everyone, from cozy inns overlooking the Mainstreet to rentals in the woods. If you’re looking for a luxurious stay, Posthotel Leavenworth offers lush rooms and a swimming pool overlooking the Wenatchee River. The Icicle Village Resort has a pool, an arcade, and a mini-golf course for families to enjoy.

There’s Countless Options For Accommodations

6. It’s Both Family And Pet Friendly

It is ideal for many travelers because it has a wide variety of activities. If you are looking for an outdoorsy, memorable experience, a cabin or campsite nearby town is sure to satisfy, and you will get to add visiting a unique town to your trip! Kids will love the various ice cream and candy shops in the town, as well as the fun theme, if they are travelling with you. Adults will not be left out because of the variety of local wineries and boutique shops. There are many businesses in Leavenworth that are pet friendly.

It’s Both Family And Pet Friendly

7. It’s A Truly Unique Experience

One of the best reasons to visit Leavenworth is the one-of-a-kind experience the town offers. There are other European-themed towns in the United States, but they are few and far between, and there is only one in the Pacific Northwest. There is a wide variety of nearby activities to choose from. It has become a great vacation destination for all kinds of visitors because of this.

It’s A Truly Unique Experience

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